Development cooperation ,01.10.2012

Strengthening School Health Programme in Namibia


The ICI Project between Ministry of Health and Social Services in Namibia and the National Institute for Health and Welfare in Finland stregthens the capacity of the Namibian Ministry of Education and Ministry of Health and Social Services on all levels to provide better quality school health services. The School Health Programme (SHP) is one of the Primary Health Care strategies in Namibia, and the Health Promoting Schools Initiative (HPSI) was adopted to promote and strengthen SHP. The ICI Project aims at improving the knowledge and skills of the School Health Programme personnel in implementing the Health Promoting Schools initiative and improving the project management capacity of persons working with school health issues. The Project also aims at improving the capacity to collect and use information on school health and improving networking and communications skills.

Funding decision  01.10.2012

499 984 €

Objectives monitored by OECD's Development Assistance Committee

  • Gender equality
  • Participatory development/Good governance

Field of activity

  • Health policy and administrative management 50%
  • Health education 25%
  • Basic health care 25%

Special target group

  • girls
  • children
  • youth
  • people with disability

Funding channel

Terveyden ja hyvinvoinnin laitos



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